Webster Financial 8-K 2010
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, DC 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(D) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): December 20, 2010
WEBSTER FINANCIAL CORPORATION
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
Registrants telephone number, including area code: (203) 578-2202
(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)
Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:
On December 20, 2010, Webster Financial Corporation (Webster) issued a press release announcing that it has commenced an underwritten public offering (the Offering) of 6,630,000 million shares of its common stock. In connection with the public offering, Warburg Pincus Private Equity X, L.P. and one of its affiliates, each an existing stockholder, have agreed to purchase 2,069,848 million shares of Websters common stock pursuant to existing contractual rights. A copy of the press release is attached as Exhibit 99.1 and incorporated herein by reference.
In addition, the prospectus supplement used by Webster in connection with the Offering updated certain risk factors contained in Websters Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 1, 2010. A copy of such updated risk factors is filed herewith as Exhibit 99.2 and incorporated herein by reference.
Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.
Date: December 20, 2010